What’s Current: Happy International Women’s Day!

What’s Current is Feminist Current’s daily news roundup.

  • Women around the world are celebrating International Women’s Day.
  • Mattel makes Frida Kahlo look more like Kim Kardashian in epic Barbie PR stunt fail.
  • The NYPD is close to making an arrest in the Weinstein case. They’re waiting on the go-ahead from the District Attorney’s Office.
  • Artist in Residence at the Tate Gallery quits over Director Maria Balshaw’s tasteless comments on sexual harassment and gallery visitors of colour.
  • Susan Sarandon says Paul Newman gave her part of his salary after the cast discovered women were being paid less than men.
Jess Martin
Jess Martin

Jess Martin is a public relations professional, an aspiring writer, and an assistant editor at Feminist Current. She prefers to write about feminist topics, disability, or environmental issues, but could be persuaded to broaden her horizons in exchange for payment and/or food. In her spare time Jess can be found knitting, gardening, or lying in the fetal position, mulling over political theory that no one in their right mind cares about.

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